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Tag: Fitting in

  • Big-Head’s Tale

    Where do we come from – What are we – Whither are we bound?1   * My name is Big-Head, and this is my Tale. The World is Flat. This is what I was told when I was little, and I knew it to be a truth once I had been taken to see it with my own eyes. There were some, very few, who held that the World is round, like a ball, but Read more [...]